NCEA Level 3 Calculus
The course is most appropriate for students who have an interest in the continuing study of mathematics, the sciences, engineering, or any field in which logical reasoning and analysis are important tools.
If you have not taken 12 MATA you must see Mrs Newson (HoD Maths) for approval to take this course. Students who did not attempt the external papers offered in 12 MATA in 2021 will also need approval.
This is an NCEA approved subject for University Entrance and students will need to pass at least one external standard to gain the required number of credits.
Recommended Prior Learning
16 credits from Level 2 Mathematics, including some at merit level and have passed at least one external standard at Level 2. If you have not met these requirements, you will need the support of your Level 2 teacher before you select this course.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Stationery Requirements: Ruler, Graphics calculator, 2 x 1E5 or 1J5.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 27
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.